Toy-making, Waterskiing Santa, a fantastical holiday and train display made of plant materials — these are just a few of the must-see items to add to your winter break punch list.
Each year this program ensures that students who would otherwise not receive gifts have a wonderful holiday season. Sign up to sponsor a student and help spread holiday cheer.
Newly launched Securly Parent Portal allows parents to monitor their child’s online activity outside of school and view their child’s keyword searches, sites visited and videos watched, and add additional restrictions. It also provides ACPS with improved monitoring tools to detect potential self-harm, cyberbullying and violence.
As we prepare to break for the Thanksgiving holiday, here are words of thanks and gratitude from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr. to each and every one of you — our families, our community members, our partners in the City of Alexandria and our community organizations. In order for our students to succeed, it takes each and every one of us. Thank you!
Hammond students commanded, “Move that bus! Move that bus!” as they awaited the reveal of their newly renovated cafeteria. Watch the student reaction to their new eating space.
Last week, 18 students with disabilities from Francis C. Hammond Middle School participated in the Meet in the Middle Feet Meet — a Special Olympics Virginia celebration where athletes and partners participate together, creating a more inclusive community for all.
ACPS is now offering a new program at T.C. Williams, Hammond and Tucker that will enable families to make online payments for student fees such as instrument rentals, field trips, athletic fees, activities fees and more. The program will be rolled out to additional schools through December.
Fourteen schools within ACPS are anticipated to be fully accredited for the 2018-19 school year — two more than last year, with William Ramsay Elementary School and Francis C. Hammond Middle School both attaining full accreditation status this year.
Join the Academic Calendar Committee and collaborate in the development of the 2019-20 academic calendar.
Two T.C. students share about how this great new opportunity will impact their high school experience and offer advice to other students like them.
We surveyed students about their school dining experience and, incorporating their feedback, we’re bringing more fresh fruit and vegetables, high-quality proteins and broader selections of healthy food options to our schools.
Back-to-School Night is coming right up. View the list of Back-to-School Nights by school and get tips for how to make the most of them.
The first day of the 2018-19 school year saw smiling students, excited teachers, happy parents and a new school. Enjoy!